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Therapeutic Support Worker - Fostering
  • Employer: Medway Council
  • Reference: CSC909AH
  • Published: Mon 26/09/2022, 11:45 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/10/2022, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Range 3 (£20,526 - £26,450)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chatham, Kent, Kent

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Therapeutic Support Worker - Fostering

We have an exciting opportunity to join our growing Fostering Service as a Therapeutic Support Worker.

You will be experienced in working with children and families and have a good knowledge of child development and the impact of trauma on behaviour, with excellent communication skills.

You will work closely with fostering families to enable carers to build strong relationships with children based on therapeutic parenting and interventions. The role provides both practical and specialist advice to the family as well as acting as a lead co-ordinator for any additional support services.

As a Medway Council employee you will have the opportunity to develop both professionally and personally by undertaking relevant training opportunities, enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including competitive rates of pay and pension scheme along with access to an employee advice, information and counselling service, employee forums and an employee discount scheme for national and local retailers.

For an informal conversation about this role, please contact Amanda Steer on 01632 337396.

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Please note that all recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in hard copy format, please contact the CSC Recruitment Team on cscrecruitment@medway.gov.uk 

Please visit http://www.mindfulemployer.net/ for information on how Medway Council put good practices in place to ensure employees and job applicants who declare mental health issues receive the right level of support.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.